3 Helpful Pre-dating Tips for Singles Over 50
Are you over 50? Just got out of a bad marriage? Escaped a bad and long relationship? Single and now back to getting ready to mingle? Well luckily for you, you are not alone. While going back to dating scene may seem like a daunting and horrendous task, especially for people over 50 who just recently become newly unattached and single, there is probably number of older people who are turning to online dating sites, especially online dating sites for over 50 to find love and romance the second (or third, or fourth, or fifth, etc.) time around.
Thanks to a noteworthy shift in societal view and attitudes towards dating as well as an upward climbing trend for people over 50 to use the different social media channels like Facebook and Instagram as a launch pad to enter the online dating arena, more and more people over 50 are starting to find love thru the help of the digital cupid's arrow.
But in a recent study, people over 50 are very discerning and pickier when it comes to the people they will date. Nothing wrong with being selective with whom they would spend their time with. It is important to know what will indeed work and will never work for someone in a match, most especially during this stage of life. The study revealed the top 3 deal breakers that prevented a person over 50 from choosing a particular partner. And they are:
- Poor Health (78 percent)
- Financial instability (76 percent)
- Not physically attractive (75 percent)
Although these results are not that surprising, these are indeed some of the things most people over 50 are facing. Dating for people over 50 can sometimes be rather frustrating, especially for women, because it may seem that mature women usually meet older men who are either ailing physically or financially and sometimes even both. But there are still more people over 50 that are physically fit and are financially stable.
The physical attraction is something that affects the most since there is no denying the fact that without any kind of physical attraction there is never ever going be a spark to ignite a relationship. But luckily, this something that can be fixed and worked on, improving chances in the dating scene.
* Lose some excess weight, and get yourself in shape
Working out to get fit not only improves your chances in getting dating prospects, it also works wonders for your health. It will also aid avoiding the deal breakers #1 and #3 as well.
* Opt to wear quality clothing that befits and suitable to you
If you are unaware of what styles and colors the suits your body build, it is recommended to consult any high-end retail store. You can also conduct research online to find the best one that fits your taste as well. The right shade of color of clothing can provide a tremendous difference not only in your appearance but in your confidence as well.
* Be more vibrant and active
To attract love you must work for it, so it is advised to have some oomph and spring in every step you make. Be more active and outgoing. If you are a couch potato, it is in your best interest to sway the habit and go out. Join activities, mingle with people. Perk up and experience life instead of being a home body. This will not only liven your everyday life, this may also be the key to finding more people that shares your common interests.
The search for love may be a long winding journey, and for people over 50, it may seem impossible, but the prospect of finding your ideal partner is reward enough to try. Finding love for people over 50 is quite plausible if you are able to do your part in maximizing and optimizing every aspect to improve your chances.